Alaska: Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve - This park, located north of the Arctic Circle, is one of the least visited national parks in the U.S.
California: Death Valley's Racetrack Playa - Known for its mysterious moving rocks, this dry lakebed in Death Valley National Park is notoriously hard to reach due to rough roads and extreme temperatures.
Montana: The Bob Marshall Wilderness - Often referred to as "The Bob," this wilderness area is known for its rugged terrain and is one of the most remote places in the lower 48 states.
Maine: Baxter State Park - Home to Mount Katahdin, the park is known for its rugged wilderness and is less developed compared to other state parks.
Texas: Big Bend National Park - This park, located along the Rio Grande on the border with Mexico, is known for its isolation and beautiful desert landscapes.
Hawaii: Kalaupapa, Molokai - Accessible only by mule, foot, or small plane, this small peninsula on Molokai was once a leper colony and is now a place of stunning beauty and quiet.
Utah: Robbers Roost - This outlaw hideout of Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch is a remote and rugged area in the desert, known for its canyons and lack of accessibility.
Wyoming: The Thorofare Region in Yellowstone - This area is often cited as the most remote area in the contiguous United States, far from roads and civilization.
New Mexico: The Gila Wilderness - As the first designated wilderness area in the world, it offers a vast landscape of rugged terrain far from populated areas.
Oregon: Steens Mountain Wilderness - Located in southeastern Oregon, this area is known for its stark, high desert landscapes and is far from major cities.